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Terms and Conditions

This page tells you the terms of use which you agree to when you use www.sig-uk.org (and referred to as ‘we’ from now on).

Using sig-uk.org

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by any third party.

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time.

By using this site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Linking to and from sig-uk.org

We welcome and encourage other websites to link to the information that is hosted on these pages. However, we don’t give you permission to suggest that your website is associated with, or endorsed by, sig-uk.org.

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Using sig-uk.org content

Materials featured on this website is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated.

Disclaimer

While we make every effort to keep our site up to date, we don’t provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to the accuracy of the information on the site, particularly as a lot of information is provided by third parties.

We don’t accept liability for loss or damage incurred by users of the website, whether direct, indirect or consequential, whether caused by tort, breach of contract or otherwise, in connection with our site, its use, the inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it. This includes loss of:

  • Income or revenue
  • Business
  • Profits or contracts
  • Anticipated savings
  • Data
  • Goodwill
  • Tangible property
  • Wasted management or office time

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Requests to remove content

In special cases, you can ask for content to be removed from our site, eg if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or includes material that may be considered obscene or defamatory.

Fill in our contact form, giving the web address (URL) of the content you’d like removed and why. We’ll acknowledge your request and let you know what’s going to happen.

Unpublishing is at our discretion in discussion with the organisation responsible for the content. This policy doesn’t affect your statutory rights to request information, including the Freedom of Information Act and the Data Protection Act.

Information about you and your visits to sig-uk.org

We process information about you in accordance with the Data Protection Act. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. However, you must take your own precautions to ensure that the process that you employ for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system.

We can’t accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system that may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.

Governing law

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

General

We accept no liability for any failure to comply with these terms and conditions where such failure is due to circumstance beyond our reasonable control.

If we waive any rights available to us under these terms and conditions on one occasion, this does not means that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.

If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force.

Revisions to these terms

We may at any time revise these terms and conditions without notice. Please check these terms and conditions regularly, as continued use of our website after a change is your acceptance of the change.

Last updated: 27 October 2015